Data about the daily mean concentration of air pollutants, especially those potentially harmful to human health. Data should be available for all air monitoring stations or air monitoring zones in a country. The Index focusses on key pollutants as defined by the World Health Organisation. See our methodology section for more information.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 1
|Downloadable at once||No||Reviewer: One may select several variables and download|
|Up-to-date||Yes||Global data is updated 4 times a year only. Reviewer: This may be considered as up to date data.|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||CSV, XLS|
|findable_steps||Searched for "pollution" on data.gouv.fr but only found individual datasets from some and not all regions, then looked on the Ministry of Environement|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|usability||1||Data is only accessible through a web form piece by piece. Automating a collect and assemble of all files is quite complex|
|collector_name||Ministry of Environment|
|characteristics||Particulate matter (PM), Sulphur oxides (SOx), Nitrogen oxides (NOx), Carbon monoxide (CO), Ozone, Volatile organic compounds (VOCs), Available per air monitoring station/zone|
|location||http://www.stats.environnement.developpement-durable.go - Regional and departmental environment database|
Accepted, with a change on update periodicity considered as up to date.